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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force - Virtual Tour. Language: What foreign words are difficult to translate into English. 40 Belief-Shaking Remarks From a Ruthless Nonconformist. If there’s one thing Friedrich Nietzsche did well, it’s obliterate feel-good beliefs people have about themselves.

40 Belief-Shaking Remarks From a Ruthless Nonconformist

He has been criticized for being a misanthrope, a subvert, a cynic and a pessimist, but I think these assessments are off the mark. I believe he only wanted human beings to be more honest with themselves. He did have a remarkable gift for aphorism — he once declared, “It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.” A hundred years after his death, Nietzsche retains his disturbing talent for turning a person’s worldview upside-down with one jarring remark. Even today his words remain controversial. Here are 40 unsympathetic statements from the man himself. Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein. [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page.

Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein

I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

" Ten Most Extreme Substances Known to Man. Emergency and Disaster Information Service. Tree Houses. The beginning of the end for the mademoiselle? 12 January 2012Last updated at 13:24 By Stephanie Holmes BBC News The symbol of French liberty - and "egalite" - is a young woman, Marianne A town in Western France has banned the word "mademoiselle" - the French equivalent of "miss".

The beginning of the end for the mademoiselle?

The move comes as feminist groups campaign for the word to be consigned to the dustbin of history everywhere. Could its days be numbered? There are no longer any "mademoiselles" in the town of Cesson-Sevigne. The small Brittany community has banned the use of the term in all its official documents, arguing that women, like men, should not be defined by their marital status. From now on, teenagers, greying grand-meres and 30-something career girls there will all be known as "madame", just as men of all ages become "monsieur" as soon as they grow out of shorts. The Germans waved goodbye to their "Fraulein", as a term to addres adult women, in 1972. It's a superfluous box, say feminist campaigners "It just seemed like the natural step for us. Read the full article. Google.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object) Orrery_2006.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)

The 25 Biggest Mysteries of History. Verbing of America. Jeff Russell's STARSHIP DIMENSIONS. 15 Fun Facts you probably didn’t know. Infographic: Tallest Mountain to Deepest Ocean Trench.

10 World’s Greenest Countries. The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is a method of measuring the performance of national governments related to environmental policies.

10 World’s Greenest Countries

Yale University and Columbia University release the EPI every year during the World Economic Forum, ranking 163 countries according to 25 indicators. The final mark shows how close the country is to accomplish the environmental goals. Here are the top ten green countries on the list which have made most, officially the greenest in the world. 1. Iceland, 93.5 Iceland is considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful countries because of the breathtaking nature, but they can still enjoy that due to the high level of accomplishing the environmental policy goals. 2.

Switzerland was leading the EPI list years ago, but now has fallen to the second place just due to incredible Iceland performance. 3. Costa Rica government is strongly committed to following the Icelandic example for use of renewable energy sources. Earthbag Construction. EarthBag Homes - you're standing on the building materials... earthbag home Long sandbags are filled on-site and arranged in layers or as compressed coils.

Earthbag Construction

Stabilizers such as cement, lime, or sodium carbonate may be added to an ideal mix of 70% sand, 30% clay. Straw may also be added. The earthbags are then plastered over with adobe. Arquitectura en Equilibrio (Architecture in Balance) earthbag home Plastic bags recycled into plastic bags -- if plastic does not break down for a thousand years, this building is sure to last several lifetimes. Earthbag construction Foundations differ as per site. Earthbag construction The time consuming part, filling the bags. Earthbag construction Testing the strength of an arch. A Low Impact Woodland Home.

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